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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 178   ABV: 5.95%
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IBU: 62,5
OG: 1057
Color SRM 12,90

It’s an IPA, India Pale Ale, amber colored and with a strong hoppy aroma.

A beer that’s been made for thirsty people, to be drank without too much thinking, to be enjoyed while strolling down the streets on warm evenings.

In brewing Hobo we used a big amount of rye (29 %) and 10 % wheat, plus five different kinds of malted barley. We decided to use hops from America and New Zealand: we used Nelson Sauvin during FWH and in whirlpooling, while in the next two additions we used Amarillo and Cascade.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorqui (2113) - Brescia, ITALY - MAR 1, 2013
Bottled at "GolosItalia 2013" - Brescia.
Reddish dark color, little depp, medium bubbly presence, discreet head of medium resistance. Grapefruit, hoppy and flowery aroma; notes of citrus and little resin. Warm and smooth taste, pleasant hoppy and aged grapes notes, not much prickly with an arid and decided final. Good bitterness mouth of long resistance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20919) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2013
Bottled (thanks Bov!). Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, bready and mildly toffeeish with some herbal notes. Flavour is sweet malts, some toffee and quite strong fruity and floral notes. As it gets warmer it gets a bit dull. (Score given from when it was cold).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arone12 (919) - Maryland, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Pours a reddish color with an off white head. Smells a bit like hops with some malts. Bit watery. Some hops but not nearly enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7908) - Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Dark pour. Grapefruit aroma, grapes int he flavor, medium biterness. This is the first beer that I have had that is just full-on sauvin flavor. if you like these hosp go for it. Im no the biggest fan but a decent brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrFecesious (1091) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2013
Stubbie bottle that took a surprising amount of time to pour. Seemingly typical ipa aroma of pine and caramel. Pine isn't potent, and a bit more grassy funk. However as the beer warms, the aroma weakens rather substantially, leaving more grassy funk and very much less pine or citrus. Appearance is cloudy amber. Where I dumped the last of the bottle head foam in, it left a funnel cloud of suspended particulates down the core of the glass. The taste is rather disappointing. Very bland, wet grass and mud. Extremely watered down toffee that's rather tough to find after smelling this deceptive creature. I expected an overly carbonated beer but actually didn't turn out too bad in that aspect, but still rather high. Cripes. This beer was such a thieving stobe-light bar star whore that you wake up next to after they shit and piss themselves in the hourly hotel, goat hair filled coin operated mattress bed, where you contracted their STI's. So, all in all, not the worst experience I've had. But for a mix of Nelson Sauvin and Amarillo, I'd expect way more out of this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kikuzzo (143) - Bologna, ITALY - DEC 2, 2012
Un po’ incostante recentemente, ma generalmente molto buona. L’aroma è deciso e caratteristico, l’amaro intenso ma non stancante.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfearnley (1079) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 21, 2012
330mL stubbie to flute Aroma of alcohol, some caramel, toasted malts, plum, and pine. Appearance is a dark cloudy amber with some particulates, a huge frothy head that settled quickly. Taste is long lasting bitterness and malt. Nice medium body but a bit watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle. Mahogony beer with a dark cream head. light malt aroma. Caramel and light earth flavor. Medium bodied. Caramel and light toffee lingers with light grapefruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (4652) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 14, 2012
This doesn’t really smell or taste like an IPA to me. Has a very dry pils-like finish. Otherwise the flavor is just a bit boring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4090) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle: Pours a rose tinted brown with a thick tan head. Scent is candied fruit, hops. Taste is caramel, coffee, black pepper, malt, herbal hops. Kind of a rough sort of bitter. Calling it an IPA may be a bit of a stretch, but it’s not bad, whatever you call it.

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